A king is a male leader of a country or a group of people with a common interest. In the past, a king was all-powerful and appointed by God. These days a king usually has limited power and is overseen by a congress or a parliament or other elected body.
The King of Norway came here to visit our state.
One of the most famous kings in British history was King Henry VIII (the eighth).
England has had a lot of kings and queens.
A king is almost always married to a queen. The first male child born of a king is a prince. In some countries a prince becomes the next king.
A king has many important duties.
The area of land and property under the control of a king is called a kingdom.
He’s the king. He’s wearing a crown.
There are other ways to use the word "king" that go beyond the description above.
In the United States, a man who dominates a particular industry or form of entertainment might be called a king.
Elvis Presley is regarded as the king of rock’n’roll.
Michael Jackson is the king of pop (popular music).
A king in the game of chess is the most important piece. If you lose your king, you lose the game.
There are four kings in a deck of cards.
In blackjack, a king is worth ten points.
Chilldren enjoy playing King of the Hill. The object of the game is to remain standing at the top of a hill.